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UK and South Africa sign space based scientific agreement

Satellite image of Cape Town, South Africa (Image: NASA)

Last 16 of July the UK Space Agency (UKSA) and the South African Space Agency (SANSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase collaboration in scientific projects related to space.

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Tue, 28/07/2015 - 11:36

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Agreement between British Geological Survey and Bluesky

Great Britain and Ireland satellite picture (Image: ESA)

The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Bluesky mapping company have reached an agreement so that a set of BGS's map layers will be available for purchase on Bluesky’s website. These geological and geohazard maps will include eight layers with high resolution aerial images, detailed elevation models and Ordnance Survey mapping.

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Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:34

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UK Environment Agency to make LiDAR data freely available

UK Environment Agency LiDAR data covering 60% of England and Wales to be freely available (Image: NASA/GSFC)

The UK Environment Agency (EA) will make its LiDAR data sets freely available to all users from September 2015.

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Fri, 19/06/2015 - 12:36

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Space agencies from UAE and UK cooperate to develop mapping applications

Satellite image of UAE by DubaiSat-1 (Image: EIAST)

Deimos Space UK and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the UAE have joined in a year-long project to get more valuable data from their satellites DubaiSat and Deimos.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 14:51

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Fire Aid International Development and Humanitarian Aid Conference 2015

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The UKFRS IDHA conference is a unique annual event intended to provide a platform to highlight and showcase the diverse range of development and humanitarian aid activities coordinated and delivered by a variety of UK fire and rescue services, charities, NGO's and individual efforts throughout the world.

The conference is designed to develop and enhance the understanding of the current international development agenda and policies as well as provide a networking opportunity to enable delegates to share their own development and understanding of such a key specialist area.

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22/10/2015

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London

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London Fire Brigade Headquarters, Union Street, Southwark, London

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  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Structural movements to be detected through satellite navigation sensors

Data from the sensors are made available via a web-based interface (Image: ESA)

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working together with the University of Nottingham from United Kingdom, to measure in real time potential movements in large structures, taking as model the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.

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Mon, 18/05/2015 - 15:34

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UN-SPIDER participates in DigitalGlobe ENGAGE 2015 Conference

The Engage2015 conference brought together professionals from the earth observation field and decision makers worldwide (Image: DigitalGlobe)

DigitalGlobe organised this week, 27 to 29 April, the ENGAGE 2015 conference in London. It  focused on the importance of geospatial information and tools to help overcome challenges.

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8th International Spatial Socio-Cultural Knowledge Workshop

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In 2015 the Workshop theme is focused on Defence Regional Engagement, to establish an understanding of the role of human geography in enabling and supporting understanding within that context. The potential for future workshops and collaborative partnerships to focus on specific thematic and/or regional challenges will also be considered.

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01/06/2015 to 03/06/2015

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Shrivenham

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Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

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  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

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ENGAGE 2015 - Better decision making through geospatial insight

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ENGAGE 2015 is a senior-level, invitation-only gathering bringing together key geospatial players and over 200 professionals from oil & gas, mining, environment, agriculture, global development organisations, defence & intelligence and location based services, for two days of discussion, engagement and learning.

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27/04/2015 to 29/04/2015

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London

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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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DigitalGlobe

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Water quality of European lake measured from space

Satellite image of Lake Balaton (Image: Viktor Tóth)

Satellite technology allows to assess the quality of water on Earth through the visualization of pollution levels otherwise invisible to the human eye, as a recent study shows.

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Thu, 05/03/2015 - 09:39

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